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Peri-implantitis Due to Excess Cement

Dr. John O’Keefe spoke with Dr. Bruce Edwards about the management of a case where peri-implantitis was caused by excess cement.  Dr. Edwards is graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at Dalhousie University in 2010. He completed a Periodontics and Implant Dentistry residency at the University of Michigan in 2015. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. Dr. Edwards practices in Northern Periodontics and Implant Dentistry in Petoskey, Michigan.   If you wish to leave a comment, ask a question, or make a suggestion to improve the content on our ...

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20th World Congress on Dental Traumatology

On August 15th, 2018, the International Association of Dental Traumatology in collaboration with the American Academy of Endodontists will hold the 20th World Congress on Dental Traumatology. It promises to be the most comprehensive, wide-ranging and educationally diverse conference on dental trauma ever held anywhere in the world. We have invited 3 members of the organizing committee to tell us more about the congress scientific and social program: Dr. Fabricio Teixeira is Professor and Chair of the Department of Endodontics at the University of Iowa and co-chair of the congress organizing committee. Dr. Melissa Drum is Professor and Director of ...

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View from the Chairside: An Anatomical Approach to Endodontic Access

Anecdotally, this great presentation happened as a coincidence. Dr. Andrew Moncarz was featured in Dr. Paul Belzycki’s recent clinical presentation as the treating endodontist who completed the root canal for the patient. To record the segment, Dr. Moncarz prepared a fantastic presentation on the approach he follows to achieve endodontic access. I thought the information was very pertinent and important that I suggested we would share it in a separate post. And, thankfully Dr. Moncarz agreed.  Here is a compilation of tips, advice and thoughts presented by Dr. Andrew Moncarz, Endodontist in Toronto. He received his DDS from U of ...

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CDA Convention in PEI: Dentistry, uncertainty, and our aging communities

It promises to be the event of the summer! The Dental Association of PEI is holding its joint convention with the Canadian Dental Association in Charlottetown August 22nd to 25th, 2018. A great scientific as well as social  program awaits PEI guests along with a sizeable number of exhibitors who are showing their latest and brightest products and technologies.  Professor MacEntee is past-president of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, the Geriatric Oral Research Group of the International Association of Dental Research, the International College of Prosthodontists, and the Association of Prosthodontists of Canada. He also received the Distinguished Scientist Award for his research ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/07/11

Top 5 Must Read Current Consultations: Standard of Practice on Infection Prevention and Control; Guideline – Diagnosis and Management of TMD; and Standard of Practice on Sedation and General Anesthesia. rcdso.org: At its June 14, 2018 meeting, Council approved in principle a new Standard of Practice on Infection Prevention and Control; Guideline – Diagnosis and Management of TMD; and Standard of Practice on Sedation and General Anesthesia. As part of its consultation process, RCDSO invites feedback on the Standards from all stakeholders, including Ontario dentists and the public. Read more The effectiveness of chlorhexidine is limited in preventing infections in oral procedures. ...

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The Dental Office Managers Association of Canada

I spoke with Alex Zlatin, founder and Executive Director of the The Dental Office Managers Association of Canada. Alex and his colleagues identified a need to standardize the work of dental office managers and decided to provide these valuable team members with training and certification that will allow them to carry out their responsibilities in a better and more efficient way.  Alex is also chief executive officer of Maxident, a dental practice management software company. If you wish to leave a comment, ask a question, or make a suggestion to improve the content on our website, please feel free to send ...

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Dr. Joseph P. Crowley on the ADA Interim Board Policy on Opioid Prescribing

Dr. John O’Keefe invited Dr. Joseph P. Crowley, the current president of the American Dental Association (ADA), to speak about the ADA’s interim opioids policy, which supports mandatory continuing education on prescribing opioids; statutory limits on opioid dosage and duration of no more than seven days for the treatment of acute pain; and the utilization of prescription drug monitoring programs. Dr. Crowley spoke about the important proactive role the ADA is taking on this issue and also explained that the ADA is committed to being part of the solution. Dr. Crowley, a general dentist from Cincinnati, Ohio, previously served as an ADA ...

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CDA Convention in PEI: Introduction to Laser Assisted Endodontics and Periodontics

It promises to be the event of the summer! The Dental Association of PEI is holding its joint convention with the Canadian Dental Association in Charlottetown August 22nd to 25th, 2018. A great scientific as well as social  program awaits PEI guests along with a sizeable number of exhibitors who are showing their latest and brightest products and technologies.  Dr. Marina Polonsky graduated from the University of Toronto, Canada in 1999, with the Dean’s Gold Medal of Achievement, and is a member of Omega Kappa Upsilon Honour Dental Society and Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity. Since 1999, Dr. Polonsky maintains ...

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